The word heuristic derives from the Greek word “eurisko” meaning “I discover” and describes an intuitive way of meeting challenges and solving problems. This TickiT wooden heuristic play resource provides an opportunity to capitalise on a toddlers’ curiosity about the objects that make up the world around them, and provides valuable opportunities for extending children’s learning.
The open-ended nature of heuristic play encourages children to explore and investigate in their own way, applying their own creative ideas and building on their own experiences through free play without adult guidance.
The 20-piece set is made of beech wood and includes one of each of the following resources as well as an activity guide and a large drawstring bag to hold the components when not in use:
Ball 50 mm, ball 60 mm, hemisphere 40 mm, disc 60 mm, wheel 50 mm, wheel 40 mm, conical figure 103 mm, cube 40 mm, cube 50 mm, egg cup 63 mm, egg cup 70 mm, napkin ring 47 mm, bowl 70 mm, bowl 92 mm, ring 48 mm, ring 56 mm, ring 70 mm, barrel 55 mm, spool 35 mm, onion top 50 mm, a cotton bag and an activity guide (click here to view & download)
Supports the following areas of learning:
• Personal Development - sensory
• Physical Development - construction
• Physical Development - motor skills
• Understanding the World - observation
Age: Recommended from 10 mths+
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